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40 Years
WTJU Mission Statement
  • To present original, rich, and diverse programming of music and other forms of expression free from the direct constraints of commercial interests, reflecting the broadest educational goals of the University.
  • To provide the University and surrounding communities with a significant alternative to other broadcast media within the station's service area.
  • To provide educational, entertaining music and public affairs programming, and information on issues and events of interest to the community.
  • To serve as a communications link between the University and surrounding communities, bringing the resources of the University to its neighbors, providing opportunities for participation in the creation of programming and the experience of broadcasting, and fostering closer contact among different groups.
  • To archive selected recorded material acquired or produced by WTJU.


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